Potential impact of strawberries on human health: a review of the science.

@article{Hannum2004PotentialIO,
  title={Potential impact of strawberries on human health: a review of the science.},
  author={Sandra M. Hannum},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          1-17
        }
}
  • Sandra M. Hannum
  • Published 2004 in Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
Epidemiological studies have noted a consistent association between the consumption of diets rich in fruits and vegetables and a lower risk for chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease. There is accumulating evidence that much of the health-promoting potential of these plant foods may come from phytochemicals, bioactive compounds not designated as traditional nutrients. In strawberries, the most abundant of these are ellagic acid, and certain flavonoids: anthocyanin… CONTINUE READING
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